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Roman fort near Brecon.

Sir Robert Eric Mortimer Wheeler

Roman fort near Brecon.

With a section on the Terra Sigillata or Samian ware by T. Davies Pryce, in collaboration with Felix Oswald.

by Sir Robert Eric Mortimer Wheeler

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Published by The Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Breconshire (Wales) -- Antiquities

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCymmrodorion Society"s publications
    ContributionsPryce, T. Davies, Oswald, Felix, 1866-1958.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA740 B8 W54
    The Physical Object
    Pagination260p.
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16873528M

    Brecon Ancient Ruins: See reviews and photos of 10 ancient ruins in Brecon, Wales on Tripadvisor.   The Roman army constructed both temporary and permanent forts and fortified military camps (castrum) across the frontiers of the empire's borders and within territories which required a permanent military presence to prevent indigenous uprisings. Although given basic defensive features, forts were never designed to withstand a sustained enemy attack but rather to provide a protected .

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Robertson, Anne S. Roman fort at Castledykes. Edinburgh, Oliver & Boyd [] (OCoLC) Document Type. Swn Yr Afon - Swn Yr Afon offers a luxury accommodation in Brecon near Boar's Head. The venue comprises 2 g: Roman fort.

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Roman fort near Brecon by Sir Robert Eric Mortimer Wheeler Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rural remains of a major military outpost Looking at its tranquil location in farmland near Brecon today, you’d never guess that Gaer was once one of the Romans’ largest inland forts and a vital link in the occupiers’ defensive network in Wales.

Founded around AD 75, it was situated in a strategic position at the meeting point of two major roads and manned by highly trained legionaries. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wheeler, Robert Eric Mortimer, Sir, Roman fort near Brecon. London: [Cymmrodorion Society], Sources: Wheeler 'The Roman Fort near Brecon' (Y Cymmrodor 37 ) Simpson in Archaeologia Cambrensis (), Jarrett in the Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies (), 'The Roman Frontier in Wales' 2nd edition (), Casey in Archaeologia Cambrensis (), Hotels near Brecon Gaer Roman Fort.

The hotels near Brecon Gaer Roman Fort listed below, roughly in order of distance from Brecon Gaer Roman Fort; closest at the top furthest away at the bottom, is within approximately 6 miles (10Km) of Brecon Gaer Roman Fort.

A Useful Map of available accommodation near Brecon Gaer Roman Fort, Brecon, South Wales. Home Today Book Hotels Search BOOK BRECON HOTELS.

Check in Date: Check out Date: Featured Destination. March West Norfolk. Brecon Gaer Roman Fort: Hours, Address, Brecon Gaer Roman Fort Reviews: 3/53/5(5). Brecon Gaer Roman Fort, Brecon: See 4 reviews, articles, and 2 photos of Brecon Gaer Roman Fort, ranked No on Tripadvisor among 15 attractions in Brecon.3/54 TripAdvisor reviews.

Buy THE ROMAN FORT NEAR BRECON. First Edition by Mortimer Wheeler (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Mortimer Wheeler. A traveller's guide to Roman sites in Mid Wales and Brecon Beacons, part of the Wales Guide at Britain Express.

This page lists Brecon Gaer Roman Fort - Pen-y-Gaer Roman Fort. The Maiden Stone or Maen y Morwynion, a large carved stone found at Brecon Gaer Roman fort near Brecon, and now in Brecknock Museum and Art Gallery.

The badly weathered carving represents a Roman citizen and his wife. This engraving was made from a drawing of the stone by R. Bloomfield as it lay in the open next to a hedge. Print produced for. SO The "almost" perfectly square-shaped earthworks of the Roman fort of Y Gaer (Brecon Gaer) or Bannium Cicucium are located on a low ridge in a farmer's field about a quarter of a mile north of the A40, just to the west of Llanspyddid.

The town of Brecon. Y Gaer Roman Fort - This fort near Brecon was built in 75AD and sits on a crossroads of Roman roads that went along the Usk Valley and those that linked Mid and South Wales. Brecon Cathedral - Brecon Cathedral started life as the Benedictine Priory of St John the Evangelist in and was built by the Normans soon after they conquered Brychieniog.

It became a Cathedral in when the Diocese of Brecon and Swansea. A little further on at Tonyfildre is a historic Sarn Helen stone marker (left), behind this are earthworks marking the site of Roman Fort Ricus.

Sarn Helen veered north east here towards Brecon but our walk continues to Coelbren. At GR bridge abutments mark the crossing of the Neath & Brecon.

Brecon Gaer Roman Fort Mid Wales and Brecon Beacons Minor road from B north of Brecon, Powys In fields belonging to Y Gaer farm near Aberyscir Fort built about AD 75 near the River Usk; remains consist of perimeter wall, corner turrets and gateways; Brecknock Museum in Brecon displays the archaeological finds from the site.

Brithdir Snowdonia. Brecon Gaer Roman Fort: Hard to access - See 4 traveler reviews, 2 candid photos, and great deals for Brecon, UK, at Tripadvisor.4 TripAdvisor reviews. Brecon Gaer Roman Fort is the remains of stone defences and gates of a Roman auxiliary fort, initially established about A.D.

Further Information: Llanspyddid Village and toilets,and a mobile café, near Brecon. Open daily. Free entry. 1, metres* St Cattwg’s Church, Llanspyddid, Powys. Grounds open daily. Free entry. miles*. Book Hotels - UK & Worldwide Book a Taxi Train Information & Tickets Home» Historic Sites» Y Gaer Roman Fort.

Y Gaer Roman Fort. General Info. Address: Y Gaer Roman Fort, Y Gaer Farm, nr Aberyscir, Brecon, Powys LD3 9NT. Telephone: Open: Admission:. Brecon Gaer Roman Fort is to found to the west of Brecon in Powys, Mid Wales. Remains of stone defences and gates of a Roman auxiliary fort, initially established about AD The earliest fort was built with defensive banks of clay which rested upon a cobbled surface.

A wooden palisade would have protected the defenders. The major Roman fort complex was spotted on parched grassland near Brecon, Powys, and the marching camp near Caerwent in Monmouthshire. Aerial archaeologist Toby Driver said he could not believe.

Hay-on-Wye is known as the 'Town of Books'. It is a book lover's mecca with bookstores housing thousands of volumes of new and used books. Web: Brecon Cathedral Brecon Gaer Roman Fort Minor road from B north of Brecon, Powys Bronllys Castle Bronllys, Powys Near Brecon, Breconshire; on the A Four Stones In countryside off the A.

'The Roman fort complex discovery near Brecon is a rare discovery for Wales.' He said it was made following a tip from Dr Jeffrey Davies, who he has been working with on Roman .The Brecon Beacons Young Archaeologists’ Club will meet for the first time, appropriately, at the Brecknock Museum on Saturday 5th October between 2pm and 5pm.

The afternoon will be packed with activities including, Making a Mummy Egyptian style, travelling back to Roman and Medieval times and getting your hands dirty excavating in a.Roman Fort Although nowhere near as well preserved as its neighbour Burgh Castle just a few miles away, this Saxon Shore Fort was partially excavated in the s although much of the fort now lies under modern housing.

Y Gaer, Brecon Beacons Roman Fort Built in AD75 at the crossroads of two Roman roads, Y Gaer would have been occupied by a.